Celebrate the season at the annual "Winter Jubilee" concert featuring Edina High School's premiere performing ensembles. The Edina Concert Choir, Concert Band, and Concert Orchestra will warm you from head to toe with winter-themed music and entertainment. Read more about 'Winter Jubilee' Concert
Arts & Performance
Albert the Elf has been invited to the hottest dance at the North Pole, but there’s just one problem: He’s worried he can’t dance. Santa is ready and willing to dish out helpful tips on how to boogie, but Albert’s not sure he can trust his old friend for advice on the dance floor. Will Albert gather the courage he needs to bust a move with his best elves, or will his wavering confidence keep him from enjoying the most exciting event of the season? Read more about Santa and Albert Free Play at Bachman's on Lyndale
Inviting Boos big and small to Tiny Diner's Spooktacular Halloween Party!
What to Expect
• Family Friendly
• Monster-Themed Games
• Live Music
• Face Painting
• Free Hot Cider & Healthy Snacks
• Build-Your-Own Mask or Super Hero Cape w/ Mobile Menders
• Family Dinner Specials
• Scary Stories in the Play Hive
Need a last minute costume? Make a mask or superhero cape with the wonderful volunteers from Mobile Menders.
Live music by Mrs Pinky and the Great Fox and Red Eye Ruby! Read more about Tiny Diner Boo Bash
Back at the Ordway after last year’s sell-out performance, comedian and Duluth native Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, one of 2016’s must-see shows by Variety and Rolling Stone. She is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special and of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show. Read more about Maria Bamford
Justin Lansing and Joe Mailander have been exploring the outdoors together since they were kids. Now, as the Grammy-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, they write songs to encourage kids and families to get outside and get creative. Their brand new album Winterland is a tribute to the season of coziness, family time, and outdoor fun! Read more about Okee Dokee Brothers
Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and recreates them live on stage — note for note, cut for cut. Founded in 2003 by Craig Martin, Classic Albums Live has become the ultimate destination for music lovers wanting to hear the greatest albums performed live. Relying only on the music, using what Martin refers to as “the world’s best musicians,” Classic Albums Live has defined itself as a mainstay in performing arts centers across North America. Read more about Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'
Arts of the Holidays, an annual art sale, features works by returning favorites and new artists. During Arts of the Holidays you can shop arts and fine crafts by more than 120 local artists, selected for character and value, and perfect for holiday giving. This event is a holiday shopping must!
It's like an art fair when you need it most! Read more about Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale
Join us for a book launch from local author Kevin Kuhn. His new book, Ten Tales of a Dark Tomorrow, contains speculative fiction stories inspired by the original Twilight Zone series, including cautionary tales, horror, science fiction, and more. The event will take place at Cream & Amber, a new beer bar and bookstore at 1605 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343. Free to the public. Read more about Halloween Book Launch - 'Ten Tales of a Dark Tomorrow'
Co-hosts Molly Bloom, Marc Sanchez and Sanden Totten will show audiences how the human brain can take a handful of signals from the eyes and ears and turn them into vibrant pictures of the world. There will be magic tricks, dance moves, out-of-body experiences and even a game show. There will be a meet & greet after the show. Read more about Brains On! LIVE: Your Brain is Magic
The great state of Minnesota boasts a vibrant arts scene, and MacPhail is proud to present some of the finest, including our very own faculty. Acclaimed pianist and composer Gregory Theisen wrote a pair of piano duos based on two international cities. J.D. and Fred Steele, members of the celebrated Steele family, have been an integral part of the Twin Cities music scene for decades. Guest Libby Larsen is an internationally renowned composer who set to music her favorite local poets. Read more about MacPhail Spotlight Series: Locally Sourced